The market moved up a bit today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
Before we get to the main course, though, there were some ancillary company stories out there in the market.
Notorious super-sizer McDonald's
Meanwhile, Abercrombie & Fitch is calling in Goldman Sachs as an advisor. With its shares halved from last October and same-store sales sliding 10% in the second quarter, it appears that investors are getting restless. The rumors circulate around activist investment firm Relational Investors, which had a 3.8% stake at the end of the second quarter.
And Facebook got a rare boost today, up 7.7% to close just under $21 a stub. Folks must have liked what Mark Zuckerberg had to say last night at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
All that's well and good, but there was only one company being talked about today: Apple
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Anand Chokkavelu owns shares of McDonald's and Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Facebook, McDonald's, and Apple. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Facebook, McDonald's, Apple, and Goldman Sachs and creating a bull call spread position in Apple. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.